Prosecutor drops groping charge against former NY Gov. Cuomo


Albany's Albany's top top prosecutor prosecutor says says he he said said to to drop drop a a criminal criminal charge charge accusing accusing former former New New York York governor governor Andrew Andrew Cuomo Cuomo of of fondling fondling an an aide aide Albany Albany County County district district attorney attorney David David Soares Soares decision decision comes comes three three days days before before the the democratic democratic ex ex governor governor was was due due to to answer answer the the misdemeanor misdemeanor charge charge in in court court it it follows follows a a couple couple of of moves moves by by prosecutors prosecutors elsewhere elsewhere in in the the state state to to not not pursue pursue charges charges against against Cuomo Cuomo over over his his behavior behavior toward toward women women the the Albany Albany County County sheriff sheriff filed filed a a criminal criminal complaint complaint late late in in October October accusing accusing Cuomo Cuomo of of forcible forcible touching touching Soares Soares had had said said the the complaint complaint was was potentially potentially defective defective Cuomo Cuomo has has denied denied the the allegations allegations I'm I'm shortly shortly after after

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